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Miles Marion Buffkin, Sr.

June 30, 1955 ~ October 19, 2021 (age 66)

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Tabor City, NC

Miles Marion Buffkin, 66, died Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at home. Born June 30, 1955 in Horry County, SC, he was a son of the late Clayton Roy Buffkin and Hazel Norris Buffkin.

He is survived by his wife, Sylvia Watts Buffkin of the home; a daughter, Samantha D. (James Blackwell) Phillips of Tabor City; six brothers, Larry Lane Buffkin of Reedsville, NC, Eddie Buffkin of Pittsburgh, PA, Glenn Buffkin of Tabor City, Mike Buffkin of Charlotte, NC, Donnie Buffkin of Asheboro, NC, and Danny “Tad Pole” Buffkin of Tabor City; two sisters, Kathy Bozzo of Pittsburg, PA and Patsy Carrol of Raleigh, NC; three grandchildren, Savannah and Storm Phillips and Alexis Blackwell; and three great-grandchildren, Mileigh Stevenson and Shayden and Charlotte Mae Phillips.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Miles Marion Buffkin, Jr.; five brothers, Billy Buffkin, Stevie Buffkin, Joe Buffkin, Jimmy Buffkin, and Milton Mitchell Buffkin; and three sisters, Barbara Buffkin, Tammy Buffkin, and Carolyn Buffkin.

Visitation will be held Thursday, October 21, 2021 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM in the Jones Street Baptist Church, 115 Jones St., Tabor City, NC.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, October 22, 2021 in the Jones Street Baptist Church, with burial to follow in the Forest Lawn Cemetery, Tabor City, NC.

A service of Inman Ward Funeral Home & Crematory of Tabor City.  

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October 21, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Jones Street Missionary Baptist Church
115 Jones Street
Tabor City, NC 28463

Funeral Service
October 22, 2021

2:00 PM
Jones Street Missionary Baptist Church
115 Jones Street
Tabor City, NC 28463

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